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A History of Comparative Anatomy; From Aristotle to the Eighteenth Century.

A History of Comparative Anatomy; From Aristotle to the Eighteenth Century.

by COLE, Francis Joseph (1872-1959)

London:: Macmillan, 1944., 1944. 8vo. viii, 524 pp. 200 illustrations, index. Gilt-stamped green cloth, front joint mended; pages are good, marginal piece of page missing p. 439-440. Laid-in "air letter", (3 pages) from Cole to antiquarian Herbert Reichner, discussing a planned trip to the United States and the sale of several personal rare books, dated February 2, 1953. Also laid in: several excerpts from comparative zoology articles and a Christmas announcement from Charles Singer, leading authority... Read more
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$90.00
Laugh Louder Live Longer

Laugh Louder Live Longer

by HERSHFIELD, Harry

New York: Grayson Publishing Company, 1959. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. First edition. Foreword by Louis Nizer. Fine in near fine dustwrapper but for a small chip on the front panel, and slight fading at the spine. Warnly Inscribed by humorist Hershfield to film actor Ricardo Cortez. The recipient, Ricardo Cortez also appeared in many movies, and seemed to gravitate towards hardboiled mysteries. Among many other roles, he played Sam Spade in the 1931 film of *The Maltese Falcon,* with Bebe Daniels.
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$85.00
The Counterfeit Rose (Inscribed Association Copy)

The Counterfeit Rose (Inscribed Association Copy)

by Hitchcock, George

Santa Cruz: Kayak, 1976. First edition. Paperback. Near Fine. Trade paperbound book. 119 pp. A play by the well known poet and publisher. Near fine condition. Nicely INSCRIBED by Hitchcock to his close friend and fellow poet James Tate.
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$75.00
The Gates of Wrath: Rhymed Poems: 1948 - 1952

The Gates of Wrath: Rhymed Poems: 1948 - 1952

by GINSBERG, Allen

Bolinas: Grey Fox Press, 1972. Softcover. Fine. First edition, wrappered issue. A trifle rubbed, else fine. Warmly Inscribed by Ginsberg to another noted American poet with the drawing of a Buddha (I think).
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$200.00
Twelve Pages from the Floating World

Twelve Pages from the Floating World

by CEDERING, Siv

Privately Printed at the Calliopea Press, 1981. Softcover. Fine. First edition. Fine in string-tied wrappers. Inscribed by the author to fellow poet Daniel Hoffman. Poetry.
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$50.00
Due Considerations: Essays and Criticism

Due Considerations: Essays and Criticism

by UPDIKE, John

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2007. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First edition. Fine in a fine dustwrapper. Inscribed by the author: "for Herb Yellin, keep the faith and be of good cheer. All best, John Updike." Herb Yellin was the founder and publisher of Lord John Press and the most frequent of Updike's fine press collaborators. He named his press after noting that the list of authors he wanted to publish all shared the same first name, chief among them John Updike, his favorite. *Hub Fans Bid... Read more
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$300.00
A Few Forms of Love

A Few Forms of Love

by BROSTOFF, Richard

Georgetown, Kentucky: Finishing Line Press, 2012. Softcover. Fine. First edition. 23pp. Pictorial wrappers, stapled. Fine. Warmly Inscribed by the author to fellow poet Daniel Hoffman. Also, laid in is a greeting card Inscribed by the author to "Dan". Scarce, *OCLC* locates only 1 copy.
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$200.00
The Moon's Our Home

The Moon's Our Home

by BALDWIN, Faith

New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1936. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. First edition. Review copy with inserted review slip. Very near fine with paper clip mark on front endpapers where the review slip was originally attached;in attractive, very good or better dustwrapper with some rubbing and a modest chip on the spine and internal tape repair. A romantic comedy where a headstrong actress marries an adventurer on an impulse and they both try to work it out. Basis for the 1936 movie of the same name,... Read more
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$650.00
TESTING THE CURRENT

TESTING THE CURRENT

by McPHERSON, William

1985. McPHERSON, William. TESTING THE CURRENT. London: Heinemann, [1985]. 8vo., cloth in dust jacket. First English Edition. A nice association copy, signed presentation by McPherson to author Harold Brodkey: "For Harold Brodkey, with my great admiration- William McPherson, 3 Oct. '88." Near fine (corner end spine little bumped) in d/j. $85.00.
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$85.00
THE FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION

THE FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION

by BURKHARDT, Robert

1967. BURKHARDT, Robert. THE FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION. NY: Frederick A. Praeger, [1967]. 8vo., blue cloth in dust jacket; 249 pages. First Edition. An examination on the FAA's responsibility for air traffic control and other flight-safety considerations. Signed presentation from Burkhardt on the front endpaper: "Washington, DC. 9 September 1970. For C. V. Glines- Friend, confrere, and competition (who is already 14 books ahead of me!). Bob Burkhardt." Glines was a noted World War II... Read more
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$125.00
Turkey Hash

Turkey Hash

by NOVA, Craig

New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1972. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First edition. Fine in fine dustwrapper with very slight age-toning. Inscribed by Nova to fellow author Nicholas Delbanco with an intriguing sentiment: "For Nick & family - with relief that we finally made friends. Fondly, Craig." Author's first book.
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$150.00
Coming Down from WA

Coming Down from WA

by Audrey Thomas

This is a special association copy, inscribed by the author to the late Judy Mappin and her husband John. Judy Mappin started and for many years ran the celebrated Westmount, Quebec, bookstore, The Double Hook, which championed Canadian writers, hosting frequent readings and signings. Laid-in is a book mark from the now-defunct store. Protected in a Brodart cover.
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$25.00
Cousins: A Memoir

Cousins: A Memoir

by FUGARD, Athol

(New York): Theatre Communications Group, 1997. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First American edition. Fine in fine dustwrapper. Warmly Inscribed by Fugard to author Nicholas Delbanco, with Delbanco's notes in the text, and with his printed introduction for a reading by Fugard laid in. Memoir by the acclaimed South African playwright.
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$250.00
Dog Tags

Dog Tags

by BECKER, Stephen

New York: Random House, 1973. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. First edition. Near fine in very good dustwrapper with light overall wear. Nicely Inscribed by the author. Novel about a military doctor in World War II and Korea. Nicely Inscribed by Becker to author Nicholas Delbanco.
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$100.00
Under the Influence (Association Copy from the Personal Collection of Otto Penzler)

Under the Influence (Association Copy from the Personal Collection of Otto Penzler)

by Travis, Elizabeth

New York City: St Martins Press, 1989. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Fine/Very Fine. 8vo., 263pp. Beautiful Unread First Edition. Square, tight and clean throughout with little or no wear. Equally attractive unclipped wrapper is fresh and bright with no chipping, creases or tears. Signed & Inscribed by the author to Otto Penzler, legendary editor and founder of the Mysterious Press, not to mention the proprietor of Mysterious Bookshop in New York City; simply THE BEST shop for the genre.... Read more
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$54.00
PINCHER MARTIN

PINCHER MARTIN

by Golding, William

London Boston: Faber and Faber, 1979. Reprinted Paperback Edition. Wrappers. Near Fine/None. ASSOCIATION COPY: SIGNED by the Author on the half-title & SIGNED & dated "1985" by the recipient, Canadian poet Greg Gatenby on the free front endpaper, 12mo (7 1/4" x 4 5/8"),, green-black-white pictorial wrappers with image of a man in foaming water, 208 pages. William Golding (1911 - 1993) won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1983. He was knighted in 1988, and was awarded the... Read more
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$175.00
The Outermost Dream: Essays and Reviews

The Outermost Dream: Essays and Reviews

by MAXWELL, William

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1989. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First edition. Fine in fine dustwrapper with a touch of rubbing. Inscribed and Initialed by Maxwell to author Nicholas Delbanco, with a quote: "Nick Delbanco from W.M. 'I dreamt that I dreamt that I murdered Mrs. Venables,'" referencing the first essay in the book, about the diary of Francis Kilvert.
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$250.00
Life Line Essay Album

Life Line Essay Album

by [HUNT, H.L.]

Washington, D.C.: Life Line, 1961. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First edition. Fine in slightly rubbed, else fine dustwrapper with an internal abrasion and shadow from tape removal. A collection of 14 prize-winning essays sponsored by Life Line, an organization designed to counter Communism and Socialism in America and to promote personal enterprise and individual freedom. Inscribed by Texas oil man and arch-conservative H.L. Hunt (reputedly the model for the character "J.R." on the soap opera... Read more
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$300.00
The Quest of Michael Faraday

The Quest of Michael Faraday

by HARVEY, Tad

Garden City, NY: Garden City Books, 1961. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. First edition. 56 pp. Illustrated by Lee J. Ames. 32 cm. Chip to the lower corner of the back board, else near fine in very good dustwrapper with rubbing and a few small tears. Inscribed by the author to the great boxing champion Gene Tunney: "For aspiring Faradays who come to the Tunney house, Tad Harvey." A well-designed picture book for young adults.
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$100.00
ON THE PLANET OF TASTELESS PLEASURE: Bill, The Galactic Hero #3

ON THE PLANET OF TASTELESS PLEASURE: Bill, The Galactic Hero #3

by Harrison, Harry & Bischoff, David

NY: Avon, 1991. 1st printing, Jan. 1991. Cover art by Alex Jay. Paperback original. Purchased from the estate of Brian Daley (12/47-2/96). Creasing; spine a little faded.. First Edition. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good. Association Copy.
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$5.00
Fantasy Drawings

Fantasy Drawings

by GROSS, Chaim

New York: A Bittner Art Book / Beechhurst Press, 1956. Hardcover. Near Fine/Good. First edition. Introduction by A. L. Chanin. Analytical Essay by Samuel Atkin, M.D. Quarto. 116pp. Fine in a good only dustwrapper with age-toning and a couple of chips, the largest on the front panel. Inscribed by Gross to noted author and journalist Gilbert Sledes: "To G. Seldes - with friendship - Chaim Gross. May 30, 1958" with a full-page sketch of a man holding a woman in the palm of his hand.
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$250.00
A War Imagined The First World War and English Culture (Inscribed and Signed by Author)

A War Imagined The First World War and English Culture (Inscribed and Signed by Author)

by Hynes, Samuel

New York: Atheneum. 1991. Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White plates. Inscribed by author "To Kym Bonython, with warm regards and thanks for an evening of good jazz- Sam Hynes June 1991". Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. xiv, 514pp. . 1st US Edition. Hardback.
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AU$100.00
The Blonde Knight of Germany

The Blonde Knight of Germany

by TOLIVER, Raymond F. and Trevor J. Constable

Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1970. Hardcover. Very Good. Reprint. Tall octavo. 318pp. Illustrated. Black cloth stamped in blue and gilt. Owner's name marked over on first couple of leaves, else very good without dustwrapper. Uncommon title, the biography of German WWII fighter ace Erich Hartmann.
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$150.00
Sabre And Bayonet : Stories of Heroism and Military Adventure : Collected and Edited

Sabre And Bayonet : Stories of Heroism and Military Adventure : Collected and Edited

by Rodenbough, Theophilis F. (Brevet Brigadier-General U.S.A.)

New York: Dillingham, 1897. Very Good+ in the publisher's full burgundy cloth. Both the spine and the front panel are stamped in gilt (still brilliant). Octavo. 361pps., with numerous black-and-white illustrations -- 20 of them full-page. There is mild bumping to the tips and light touches of soiling to the cloth. Also, the page-edges are slightly browned. Modest reading wear, including the (very) sporadic smudge, fox-mark, or creased page-corner. This item has been recently restored: it has new... Read more
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$500.00